Want to stay in the UK after uni? You may have heard about the proposed 2-year Graduate Immigration Route which is due to launch in summer 2021 – if you haven’t heard about it, you can check out more info on our recent blog post. But if you’re an international student in the… More UK visa options!
If you’re an international student wanting to stay in the UK after graduation, you might have heard of the new 2-year Graduate Immigration Route, announced by the government in September. In this blog post, the visa experts from Student Services answer the most popular questions to explain just what this means for you. Be aware: … More Making sense of the 2-year grad visa
…I’m just beginning, the pen’s in my hand Ending unplanned Staring at the blank page before you… This is not just an iconic Natasha Bedingfield song, it’s a familiar torment for CV-writers – which, unfortunately, will be all of us at some point. Even if you’re not currently in the Action stage of your career… More Top 5 CV tips for beginners
Intrigued by internships? Wild about work experience? Passionate about placements? Great! Internships and work experience are brilliant ways of finding out about industries and sectors, before committing to a graduate job and now is the season to consider applying – check out upcoming internship deadlines on our recent blog post. But they can often feel… More How to boss your applications
PhD study is all about intellectual curiosity, exciting research and – practical considerations…? That’s right; your groundbreaking doctoral research comes with some very real practicalities that need to be worked out before you can make the most of your further study. Guilherme Celestino, King’s College PhD candidate (Spanish, Portuguese & Latin American Studies) shares his… More Making the most of your PhD – read this and THRIVE!
Competitions – whether you win them or not – are a brilliant way of exploring your passion and getting creative. And taking part in competitions is great for your employability as well – you’ll gain experience putting your ideas into action and crafting funding proposals, and competitions will demonstrate your drive and enthusiasm to future… More Upcoming competitions
Do you live with a disability or long-term health condition? Are you looking for an internship next summer? Want to improve your employability and give future applications a competitive edge? Then apply for a Change 100 internship! Change 100 is a paid summer internship that targets the disability employment gap by placing students and… More Change 100 – opportunities for disabled students!
In this blog post, we explore how to craft your own experience – this can be anything that furthers your skills and employability, from running your own music night to setting up an online store. Whilst some industries abound with internships, spring weeks, or work shadowing opportunities, these formalised and structured work experience are… More Creating your own opportunities!
Read on as Louise shares her experience of applying for training positions, completing the training and working as a psychological wellbeing practitioner. As a psychology graduate, I had heard of the psychological wellbeing practitioner (PWP) role but apart from the rather long job title I didn’t really know much about it. So, I did what… More What is a psychological wellbeing practitioner and is it the job for me?
Psychological wellbeing practitioner and careers consultant Louise shares the cycles of Discover, Focus, and Action that have shaped her career path. … More Warning – this career path may cause motion sickness!